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people sick across the u.s. at an alarming rate this year. cook county has seen its first death at the number of cases also increased by 30 percent. based on the current trend this year may become the most severe on record. viral meningitis can cause flow like symptoms. from viruses to bacteria that it is a disease from a brand of cheese being sold in illinois that can make people very ill. an aggressive response from the united states tonight u.s. warships are awaiting on the libyan coast.ot sfilodour [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually afford both trips. see, when really nice hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my four-star hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪ >> announcer: save big on car rentals too, from $12.95 a day. excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introd
in california. egyptian riot police tried to disperse a huge crowd of protesters outside the u.s. embassy in cairo. demonstrations there have been going on for four days. protesters in tunisia jumped over the wall of the u.s. embassy compound today .. breaking windows and setting fires to trees. in afghanistan ... hundreds of demonstrators burned a u.s. flag and chanted "death to america." and in khartoum, sudan ... protesters broke into the german embassy and hoisted an islamic flag. in libya .. authorities have been rounding up suspects in tuesday's deadly attack on the u-s consulate. the attack killed four americans ... including u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. relatives say he was all about "bringing people together." stevens stepbrother lives in peoria. he says he's trying not to point fingers. i have no inclination to plan the libyan people muslims or anyone of any religion for what happened ... stevens' stepfather remembers the diplomat as a "beautifully even-tempered person." also killed were state department computer expert sean smith ... and security officers glen dohe
an official update from either side since 9:00 this morning but both cbs and see 2 u. s official said they are optimistic that they would strike a deal today. now negotiators have gone out to dinner class's will not be in session tomorrow. >> doing something passed is not the way to go. haste makes waste. >> it appears that the teachers will remain on strike a fifth day friday as the negotiations continue at the chicago hilton. the union boss karen lewis said she was optimistic that they would make a deal today but they have some delegates who need some time to approve the plan. the house of delegates meeting has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. tomorrow anticipating school and union officials come to agree on two issues separating them- evaluation and the retiring of laid off teachers. cbs said there top priority is the return to class. union officials say they believe that classes will resume on monday but will likely take a week or more before 26,000 members vote to ratify a new contract. rev. jesse jackson visited both sides of the negotiations this afternoon and at it 4:00 news br
. this inmate is serving a life sentence for committing a murder in the 1980s. a joliet priest accused of sexual abuse has been reinstated ... the reverent f. lee ryan had been accused of sexually molesting a boy in the 1970's his relationship with a 14 year- old did not meet the criteria of a crime during in church law during that period of time in the '70s ... he will minister to homebound parishioners ... coming up next public reaction to the new i-phone ... >>and another security breach in yemen at the american embassy ... ot sfilodour you know what i love about this country? trick question. i love everything about this country! including prilosec otc. you know one pill each morning treats your frequent heartburn so you can enjoy all this great land of ours has to offer like demolition derbies. and drive thru weddings. so if you're one of those people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. protesters t
justice will be done after an attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. at this moment u.s. drone is are going to fly over libya to seek out jihadist encampments ... ambassador j. christopher stevens and three american security staffers were killed when protesters attacked the u.s. consulate in the city of benghazi. the protesters were angry over an online film considered offensive to islam. libya's deputy prime minister said stevens was a friend to his nation. and libya's general national congress issued an apology for the attack. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the attack. we will not rest until those responsible for these attacks are found and brought to justice we are working closely with libyan authorities to work swiftly ... the same movie that triggered the attack in libya also sparked a violent protest in egypt. about two thousand mostly islamist protesters converged on the u.s. embassy in cai
the u.s. supreme court has made clear that the fundamental right is not the right to abortion perce it's the right to protect this and vigorously so ... not to have these states unduly burden the decision ... >>this wasn't raised it wasn't argued there was no discussion of the constitutional convention debate or relevant before a citation to suggest the language that these pundits rely upon claiming that the right to an abortion is simply impossible ... supporters of parental notification argue that a majority of illinoisians' support the law. and they want the high court to lift the debated in court. oral arguments are continuing in springfield. in the newsroom, julian crews wgn news. christopher vaughn will be sentenced in november for shooting to death his wife and three children. he's facing life in prison. it took a jury less than an hour yesterday to convict him of the murders. the 37 year-old shot his wife and kids in the family vehicle near channahon in 2007. he didn't show any emotion as the verdict was read, while his late wife's family cried softly and hugged one another
were down in the 40's in the suburbs. we have '80s coming over the next couple of days a real chill was in the upper midwest ... we are still four degrees warmer than we were one year ago. at this hour 94 degrees in rapid city south dakota ... temperatures are warmer to many parts out west ... we will be well into the '80s for the next several days ... the wind will be picking up this evening and the air is nice and dry ... there high values of mold and grass pollen counts ... the headline is sunshine and warmer temperatures and a wet end of the week system with the possibility of an inch of rain ... here is how this warm-up works: the cool air mass sweeps through we get a storm late in the week the weekend could be wedt... the highs today are in the '70s it will be in the '50s overnight 40's in the suburbs ... but the southerly wind will push us back into the 80s tomorrow ... 92 linda yellin iowain desmoines iowa.... by wednesday we will have some moisture arriving there will be up buckle in the jet stream watch how the system comes together on the matp we will have a wet and w
. the funeral is being held today for a navy seal killed in an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. glen doherty was one of four americans who died last week... in the attack that took place on the anniversary of september 11th. hundreds of mourners attended a wake yesterday in his hometown of winchester, massachussetts. the attack in libya also killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and two other men. according to the libyan parliament... several people have been arrested in connection with the attack a long-awaited report on the controverisal gun-trafficking operation known as fast and furious may be released later today. mexico. but critics blame it for contributing to crimes .. including the murder of u.s. border agent. the report by the justice department's inspector general is expected to spell out whether the botched plan was mostly the fault of agents in arizona ... or if the obama administration played a major role. more controversial remarks from republican presidential candidate mitt romney have surfaced - this time about chicago. romney suggested a pro-iranian terrorist could h
person. the victim.. who is believed to be in his 50's... died on the scene. authorities are still investigating the details surrounding the crash. no charges have been filed. a 22 month-old girl is in state custody after she was left alone for hours while her parents allegedly burglarized cars. 21 year-old eric harris and 22 year-old emeline vernillet were arrested in the 1100 block of valley stream drive on wednesday after a resident alerted police. harris and vernilett told officers they burglarized two cars and left their daughter alone at their home for about six hours. they are both being held on bond. french officials said today it's amazing a 7 year-old girl survived a shooting... that left her parents and two others dead. the girl was shot in the shoulder, while the others took bullets to the head. her 4 year-old sister hid under her mother's legs during the killings. the bodies were found in a car along a road in the alps. authorities are now searching for a green or dark colored four-by-four and a motorbike. britain's prince harry arrived in afghanistan this morning
on the possibility of racial profiling.. citing the u-s supreme court decision upholding that part of the law. the aclu says it will continue the challenge by documenting racial profiling in the state. health officials say at least 2500hundred people from 39 countries may have been exposed to the deadly hanta-virus at yosemite national park. hanta virus is a mouse-borne disease. people get the disease after coming into contact with waste or saliva of infected rodents. symptoms include: fever, muscle ache and diffficulty breathing. officials issued the warning is for anyone who stayed in yosemite national park tent cabins between june and august. last week, park officials shut the cabins down after finding that mice can burrow though holes in the walls. so far two men have died from the virus, and four others became ill. a little girl in colorado is recovering from a rare case of bubonic plaugue. the girl originally was admitted to the hospital with flu-like symptoms... and a fever of 107-degrees. doctors say the case was difficult to diagnose... because no doctor in colorado had seen a case o
as a man in his early 70's he's a long time cpa employee ... he will be o.k. but no official word on his prognosis yet. the cta has not commented on this incident prosecutors in the christopher vaughn murder trial argue vaughn murdered his family because they were obstacles to the life he wanted. wgn's nancy loo has more on today's closing arguments. the defense concedes that christopher vaughn was not a perfect husband or father in closing arguments the defense attorney said that he was not a killer and the state didn't prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt ... the prosecutor meticulously went over the evidence and closing statements ... the jurors heard about the extramarital affairs and the plans that didn't include the of one family ... blood evidence at the scene of the family s u v were inconsistent with the defendant's version of events on the day of the crime ... other witnesses testified that kimberly vaughn was a loving mother not suicidal nor homicidal ... there was a poignant moment when the pictures were shown of the back of the s u v showing the children's swimming g
of point-1-7 when he allegedly sped through a stop sign and slammed into an s-u-v carrying three men. romo's pick up truck "t-boned" the s-u-v so hard, it separated the floor from the chassis and sent the vehicle skidding into another parked car. all four men were taken to area hospitals with non life- threatening injuries. a homeless man was hit and killed when he tried running across the eisenshower expressway saturday night. 40 year-old vincent daeea was hit by a westbound car around eight-thirty. police aren't sure why he was running across the highway. he was pronounced dead at the scene. traffic was diverted off the road at independence and back on at cicero while the accident was investigated. so far there are no charges against the driver who hit daeea. it was an auction for the history books. there was a huge turnout in dixon on the first day of the horse auction on the property of former comptroller rita crundwell. she's facing a federal charge of stealing more than 50-million dollars from the city -- over the course of two decades. her horses are world-renowned. 2-thousand peopl
airport musicians went on strike last week forcing the c s zero to cancel the last saturday show management proposed raising health insurance costs by 7 percent in the new contract both sides reached a tentative three- year deal yesterday and that orchestra ratified the contract when it returned to work today for rehearsals all of this week's concerts will go on as scheduled ... the united states and european ryder cup teams are holding their first practice rounds today at the medinah country club in the meantime the first- ever captains and celebrity scramble will also take place today the captains of previous ryder cup teams celebrities and sports legends will play 10 holes on course #3 the actor bill murray justin timberlake michael phelps and george lopez will participate ernie banks richard dent stan mikita and scottie pippen will also play the 39th annual ryder cup tournament begins friday we will be right back nations that the u-s will do whatever must be done to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. the president addressed the u.n. general assembly this morning
after wash. that's my tide. s. m uuele the attorney for an 18 year old charged in a local terror plot says it was entrapment. daoud remains in custody after yesterday's federal court hearing. he's accused of trying to detonate what he believed was a car bomb, outside a bar in the west loop last friday. the bomb was fake and given to him by undercover fbi agents. the fbi says daoud first posted comments about jihad when he was 17. daoud's attorney says investigators just took an immature kid and pushed him down a violent path. two chicago police department horses were injured during a break-in sunday night at a stable in the south shore community. a 20 year-old horse named "j.r." suffered swelling to his eye after being sprayed with a fire extinguisher... and a horse named "schott" was apparently hit on the back of the right leg and flank with the same fire extinguisher. 30 horses were let loose from their stalls during the break- in. both injured horses were given the day off to rest and are doing fine. no arrests have been made. of course i want to help all americans. all
's a waiver from the i h a s a to allow the players to continue in the event of a strike that is possible ... they'd negotiations are continuing and both sides are confident that a strike can be averted ... the democratic national convention kicks off in charlotte, today. party leaders will make a case for president obama to spend another four years in office .. despite the sluggish economy. wgn's frank holland is live in charlotte with more. at the delegates meeting this morning everyone was looking forward ... 4 illinois speakers on the agenda and in november they believe they have the right candidates to sweep the congressional election ... no punches were polled during the illinois delegate meeting this morning they believe they can sweep the congressional races ... tammy duckworth and joe walsh are where democrats are most confident ... congresswoman jan schakowsky led the charge against controversial congressman was a fishwalsh ... >>he is an embarrassment to congress and an embarrassment to the republican party >>it is also believed that mrs. obama is crucial to this election ..
for a fe quote or find one at 888-allstate. that's 888-allstate. authorities investigating the u.s. consulate killings in libya have postponed their trip to the region as violence rages on. thousands of protesters across the world have taken to the streets, fueled by an anti- islam film released by an american filmmaker. cristina mutchler reports. anti-u-s protests following the u-s consulate killings in libya have spread even further across the globe. in australia, hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside of the american consulate in sydney. in the middle east, thousands of muslims have taken to the streets. fbi officials investigating the killings in benghazi have put off their visit until the volatile region is safer. the members of the security council condemned in the strongest terms the series of violent attacks against embassies and consulate premises of member states in multiple locations. protesters are raging over an anti-islam film *this* american filmmaker has put out. nakoula basseley nakoula has been interviewed by authorities. in his weekly address, presid
a lot of solidarity and i trust the union to do the right thing by s some students show their support for the teachers by entertaining them ... >> it does not matter what kind of causes this but we're always going to be there helping our community teachers say they do not want to be on the picket line i'm a teacher that is rare always want to be is in front of my students it is hard to stand out here and think about the fact that my students are falling behind that they're sitting at home with this is not or want to be this is just right have to be in order to be an advocate for them in the long run ... thousands of teachers and their supporters filled the streets of downtown shutting down traffic in the area to get the message to the school board. >> >> and headquarters there under the watchful eye of an inflatable raft the teachers soldier on determined to get a fair contract ... >> they see it expects another huge show of solidarity later this afternoon that is when they're going to take to the streets again for another huge rally right in front of the headquarters to set a mess
. the seventh u.s. circuit court simply denied the request and did not offer an explanation he was sentenced to six and a half years behind bars on corruption charges he is scheduled for release in july of next year a catholic priest in suburban evergreen park has resigned after being accused of sexual misconduct. he stepped down from his duties the archdiocese of chicago received a report in june saying miller was sexually involved with a minor at st. leonard perish more than 30 years ago the archdiocese has reported the case to d c f s and is sending a report to the vatican he is banned from performing any public ministry. musicians in management with the chicago symphony orchestra prepared to cut a deal concerts' are back on what the new contract gets final approval. the musicians went on strike just two hours before their scheduled performance. the terms of the proposed deal is not yet released. coming up, fire for a controversial book about relationships and trying to make chicago the world's most connected city, the mayor's plan to bring free wifi to a place near you. jim ramsey says
early clearing by tomorrow night. high temperature in the 50s. areas of frost with winds subsiding. by sunday, mostly sunny skies, continued cool with the high temperature of 15 degrees below the normal. so we're looking at readings probably low to mid 50s on sunday. winds will be dying down a bit. the wind will make the air on saturday feel very uncomfortable particularly saturday morning. this is saturday morning, isn't it? >> we're into it. >> we're into it. well give it a few hours yet. but the winds will be kicking up as the rain redevelops coming out of west. a sloppy start for the day once the sun comes up. it does improve in the afternoon a little bit. >> back with the seven-day later on? >> seven-day coming up. >> sounds good. >> all right. >> in tonight's medical watch, safer surgery. you should worry less about going under the knife. surgical procedures from 87 different studies from all over the world. they found postanesthesia deaths declined 90% since 1970. the risk of dying of any cause on the surgery plummeted 88%. the stats show you are more li
diplomats killed in an attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. but a chicago group receives a congressional gold medal decades after heroic action in war and we are in for a great weekend but much cooler temperatures are coming our way. [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually afford both trips. see, when really nice hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my four-star hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪ >> announcer: save big on car rentals too, from $12.95 a day. útpúmp1@ñ@íñuóhñpw?÷o3ól?xÑnop]ñ÷?v?@g;í0óíúúç0loíúk6@uvmxwúçktxwúñÑéçp÷ó ♪ ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ ♪ it goes something like this ♪ [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... just one removes more stains than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out.at lea
was brainwashed ... next: another attack on u.s. troops, amid growing anti- american sentiment in the mideast. ...and it's been one year since movement began. ahead, what demonstrators have planned for today. questions? anyone have occasional constipation diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. s. m uuele ot sfilodour a suicide bomber drove his car into a security checkpoint in baghdad this morning killing seven people and wounding two dozen others. it happened at the entrance of baghdad's green zone during rush hour. the u.s. and british embassies are located there. no group has claimed responsibility yet. it is not clear whether this attack is related to other embassy attacks during this past week. and four more american troops were killed by afghan security officers yesterday. it was the latest in a wave of so-called, "green on blue" attacks. in the midst of growing anti- american pro
will be open to students from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during a strike. parents are encouraged to use the c-p-s sites as a last resort.. but no child will be turned away. log on to our website.. wgn-tv dot com slash weblinks.. and information on which schools will be open. they'll be staffed by non-union employees.. including principals. there won't be any classroom instruction, but activities will be offered and supplies provided. in addition.. 60 churches and faith-based centers are extending their "safe haven" programs. the chicago park district and the y-m-c-a will also offer activities during a strike. >> regardless of whether or not teachers strike tomorrow students at charter schools will be attending classes concerned parents have flooded phone lines at the city's 119 charter schools with questions about how a strike will affect their children but the united neighborhood organization which operates charters says this is a battle between the organization says it the almost 50,000 students served by their schools will be in class monday morning no matter what >> no one wants this to happ
from his cellular phone near this u.s. coast guard station 2 mi. north of his dormitory room and located near the party he was seen leaving saturday morning ... the search began last night it was called off when darkness fell and resume it this morning >>several fire departments have divers in this water using sonar to search for this student ... this search is underway in the water and in the surrounding area ... parents and relatives of the missing in man arrived from new york yesterday to assist in the search he was a straight a premedical student and took last semester off because he was diagnosed with diabetes he was excited to be back resuming his studies ... he needed daily medication and his relatives grew concerned after he went missing ... university officials say that they do not suspect foul play ... anyone having information about this disappearance please call the northwestern university police force a victory in court today for attorneys representing former lawmaker derrick smith.. who was expelled from the illinois house after he was indicted on a bribery c
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of chilly temperatures at least relatively chilly. indoor readings expected in the '70s that will be followed once again by more temperatures expected to be in the '80s do point temperatures some of you in the western suburbs may have temperatures in the low 50s. some of these were fairly strong and in fact we had severe reports through parts of northern indiana. there is a severe thunderstorm watch which continues in effect until midnight as you can see it does affect parts of illinois down into oklahoma and strong storms continue to occur even at this time. there have been 25 severe weather reports throughout the entire region. it should be a relatively quiet night now with continued cloudy conditions for a while clouds will break up later on tonight low temperature 54 in the suburbs to about 61 in the downtown area for tomorrow if you morning clouds than sunny skies wins a little breezy 10-18 mi. per hour saturday night mostly cloudy we could get a little showers saturday evening but it doesn't amount to much, low temperatures in the upper '40's and low 50s downtown.
screening at philadelphia international airport yesterday, when t-s-a agents spotted a revolver in her carry-on bag. luby said she forgot the gun was there. she was taken to another screening room where a police officer unloaded the gun. that's when it accidentaly fired... the bullet hitting a t- s-a break room. a worker was sitting inside but was not hurt. another flight attendant was called in to replace luby, whose gun is legally registered. a man who jumped into a tiger's den at the bronx zoo said he wanted "to be one" with the animal. the 25 year old man suffered serious injuries friday... including a broken pelvis, broken ankle and puncture wounds. most of the injuries were caused by jumping 17-feet from a monorail car into the exhibit. rescuers used a fire extinguisher to separate the man and the animal... which was not injured. the man said it was not a suicide attempt. police say it appears he was fascinated with tigers. he is now charged with trespassing. a factory best known for making apple's i-phone is shut down following a massive brawl involving about 2,000 workers. hundreds
since the 1970's, how the john wayne gacy investigation helped file that cold case. gov quinn wants to bring a casino to chicago again. make sure you have a jacket for the weekend. we could see the coolest weather in five months. ot sfilodour for u.n.emma 18 year-old adele dahoud will remain in custody after he awaits trial while a federal judge decided today that the teenager provides too much of a threat to public safety. he is accused of trying to designate what he thought was a car bomb outside of a west loop bar friday night the bomb was a fake and the man who gave it to him was an undercover fbi agent according to the fbi the alleged attempted bombing was the culmination of months of planning by him during which the agency says he made a list of 29 potential targets in chicago then scatter the targets to see which one would wreak the most devastation but it's a tactic used by the fbi during the investigation that the suspect's attorney said is cause for concern. the u.s. attorney's office argued today that the evidence not only shows that he was the instigator every step alo
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s today a nice recovery from cool morning lows preconceived and in lows. we will tell you a lot about cool air that is taking shape here. warnings in the upper midwest. red flag advisory is in the plains. these are frost and freeze warnings into these are flood advisories for the monsoon rains that are coming into the west. tomorrow one more day and well over 1 in. of rain may come down. here is the average rainfall for past and look how the temperatures are all below normal. let's enjoy this warm weather while we've got it. six degrees warmer than 24 hours ago but here is the cool air drop in our temperatures out to the west. look how warm it was today across our parts of the midwest. here is this cool air that is dumping into the country temperatures only made in the 30's today we are in the seventies tonight with '60s out in the suburbs. winds are south at 11, due points just 55. a high mold spore count. these are current temperatures. the fact that the warmer air is out to the west means that we have some warmer air yet to go. this is what lifts the air and makes the rainsh
unavailable to customers. a u.s. official says the attack waged by a still-unidentified group outside the country. republican presidential nominee mitt romney takes his campaign to pennsylvania. he attended a rally at valley forge military academy and college. meantime, it appears romney's campain is trying to lower expectations as he heads into his first debate against president obama. romney will debate the president in denver on wednesday. romney's campaign adviser released a memo that outlines why president obama should win the debate, including the president has a lot more experience and is a great public speaker. a so-called "super pac" that supports president obama gets a major boost. george soros will donate one million dollars to "priorities usa action." the former hedge fund manager will also give 500,000 dollars to 2 super pacs that back congressional democrats. so far this election cycle soros has donated more than $4 millionto pro-demoratic groups. crews began digging up a driveway in suburban detroit today searching for the body of missing union strongman jimmy hoffa. a
to the heart of the case that the government has been unwilling to turn over. >> the u.s. attorney's office not commenting on pretrial motions but smith's legal team says they will not get a chance to see details on the confidential informant sooner than planned and they hope to persuade the judge to throw out the potentially incriminating recorded conversation part of the sting operation that according to prosecutors captured then a representative derrick smith accepting a $7,000 bribe. he hopes to win back the 10th district after fellow state legislators voted 100-6 to expel him after he was or rested. >> the irony is that there is a concern of efforts by a lot of democrats to have someone else elected someone who doesn't even live in the district. let's tyson is the man that anderson is talking about. yes, tyson concedes he lives just outside the tents after redistricting outside boundaries but he says he knows what's ailing people on the west side and he will bring a competent leadership to the 10th district. i am going to draft a bill that creates tax credits for employers to hire ex
that u.s. president stopped such a deal. the man the produced a film that triggered deadly protest in the muslim world is now jailed in l.a. accused of violating his probation, a federal judge ordered him to remain in custody until his future hearing saying he was a danger to the community and a flight risk. his probation for a bank fraud conviction and he was also barred from using the internet. prosecutors are investigating whether he posted the video on youtube. the so-called tylenol poisoning anniversary is this weekend. extra strength tylenol capsules were laced with cyanide and we talked to the woman that put the clues together. >> as you know three of the seven victims died in arlington heights so there is still a vivid memory despite all the passing years especially for the nurse who was the first to make the connection between the tainted tylenol and deaths. >> palin jensen was the first to see it with one dead in two others on life support all from the same family, the village nurse was called to northwest community hospital where doctors paramedics and police struggled
the 0-2 pitch. he is sitting on 33 homers and 110 r.b.i.'s. 2-2. chops that one foul. when you get two strikes, you have to adjust but he makes these adjustments we have been talking about all evening from pitch to pitch. steve: he also seems to cut down his stroke almost in half when he has an opportunity to drive in a run. if he gets a hanger obviously he will try to hit it out of the park. but all things considered, he is just looking for some contact, a way to get the run home. ken: well, he has been the best hitter i have seen, right-handed hitter i have seen since the big hurt frank thomas in his first eight years. the first eight years, frank thomas was the best right-handed hitter i have ever seen. he put up numbers that maybe nobody will ever approach again. it was unbelievable. talking about batting average, home runs, r.b.i.'s, walks, runs scored. just unbelievable. that is going to get the diop done and it is 5-0. steve: well, basically he fought off every pitch until he got one he could loop off
of virtually every federal enforcement agency that you could think of including the irs atf u.s. marshals and so on and we're going to target the individuals and the areas that are most problematic. >> at the very moment to denounce the new strategy underscoring the challenge ahead, 15 year-old girl suffers a serious gunshot wound on her way home from school at west garfield park, she is in stable condition but chicago's neighborhoods are anything but stable in this terrible season of violence. the mayor acknowledges that after a very bad month chicago police reporting that 55 people were killed and even with agents chicago police have their work cut out for them. >> he has been practicing dentistry for two years in chicago but he's not licensed and was now rested for impersonating a dentist he is also charged with unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes he was practicing dentistry out of the house and no. emerson performing root canals and much more, he went to dental school in mexico city but did not provide documentation he had another location and sought up to 30 patients a week
the area it's a very very cool night out there. readings in the 50s at most locations. notice, our wind gust forecast doesn't show much for the chicago area but strong winds are expected both south and west of us. so eventually we'll get into some fairly brisk weather conditions. now cool air. notice it's hanging around and in fact, reinforced on sunday. take a look at this. this is quite an outbreak of cold. it expected next weekend. in fact by this time next week. we may not get out of the 40's. at the moment we'll call for a high of 51. most spots less than 10 miles per hour at the moment. >> the radar picture, big action down along the gulf coast. there are flood watches and warnings in effect in some of these areas. notice the rains in the carolinas. a number of hail reports there. and down in florida a rather messy evening with showers and thunderstorms. i mentioned some flood watches. these are flash flood watches in
tonight. the lake is still plenty warm in the '70s. frost and freeze advisories' out west. you will see that reflected in this forecast. we expect about a 57 at o'hare. sunny, windy but warmer tomorrow. 582. we had a 75 today by comparison. los 62 tomorrow night and 86 degrees on wednesday, mostly sunny we have breaking news to go to right now karen lewis is about to speak at sea to you headquarters let's have a listen. so they didn't have anything to offer us that was any different. it's pretty important that we maintain cordial relations. it's pretty important that we try to get this settled, we have been working all day so forgive me if i'm cranky there is a truth issue on the question of evaluation. first of all the meier are claiming that somehow it's been legal for us to bargain our evaluations that is not true. on a common-sense basis why not trust the educators who actually know how school works to have input into evaluation? it doesn't make any sense not to. we actually had some insight into how to make this curriculum work this proposal and i have it on my phone that cts gave
be held responsible for the september 11th attack on the world trade centers. a u.s. district judge in new york ruled a trial was necessary to determine if the airlines are at fault. world trade center properties... which owned the twin towers, sued the airlines claiming they were negligent for allowing terrorists to board and hijack the planes. the company is seeking more than eight billion dollars... the estimated cost of replacing the two towers as well as claims of negligence. pentagon officials say a new book about the military raid that killed osama bin laden *does* contain classified information. "no easy day"... was written by matt bissonette... a former navy seal involved in the mission. the book describes the preparation ahead of the bin laden raid, the day of the operation, and the aftermath. pentagon officials are not stopping sales of the book... but do say they're exploring legal options. the book's co-author denies it contains classified material. it could be more than a week before firefighters get control of a wildfire in california's angeles national forest. at least 3800
for the chicago daily news back in the '30's but this folkies snapped in 1936 of a plane crash near midway airport changed his life. the photo has the pilot standing there. no one died, the pilot was a hero and he made an extra $3. he started photograph and family members, his mother, grandmother, the dog making them feel comfortable in front of the camera distills served him well when he hired his son after buying his own newspaper. >> for him photography was a way to accent the story more than telling the story itself. alomar also hired michele more she worked her way up to editor married the boss's son danny into now teaches journalism at morgan college in cicero. >> they never were without their cameras and oftentimes they were there when the police were responding. it was somewhat horrifying because we saw all of these murdered people or fire and car accidents but the immediacy of the subject is weaving. his most famous photo was this one snapped an oak lawn april 31, 1967. there were only two photos, i think ap bought it as well and it ran all over the country. it wasn't until elmer's death
waves to 14 ft. as we warm into the '70s. look at the range shaft coming down and here we captured last night storms coming in nick is a professional photographer into does great work thank you for that. somebody else wrote and said why were cloud so interesting looking today? that was an interesting observation we had some puffy cumulus develop. their ratings still on parts of michigan on the other side of the lake but it's going to be a beautiful day tomorrow just very windy. there is damage from florida through maryland and the washington d.c. area all the way to new york state and these are the storms that did it. cool air was making its way out east. the lake affect iran's are now starting to fade away. we have another front coming into a pretty good storm here and this thing is a wind machine and it will come in tomorrow there are still watches for thunderstorms in possible tornadoes for the extreme east coast and also some wind advisories and skill warnings out in the lake. don't be surprised if a red flag warning is issued for us. here in chicago we lost 15 decreesdegrees. hawk
we tie the record for the most 90's in chicago and we may do that before those storms arrive. we are eminently ready to get in on the storm's a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 2:00 p.m.. variable winds at 4-14 tomorrow a mix of sun and clouds allowing it to get heated again. we will develop new storms in the afternoon or evening and those could be severe with more weather watches and high 90. tomorrow night storms at 64 in the beautiful cooler and less human thursday a high of 82 with more rain late in the week and into saturday morning. coming up michelle obama about to take the stage we will take a portion of the speech coming up. for [ female announcer ] over the years your mouth has sipped, snacked, ...yellowed... lived, loved ...yellowed... chatted, chewed, ...yellowed. and over all those years, your teeth...have yellowed. fact is, if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips remove over ten years of stains by going below the enamel surface. and, they whiten 25 times better than a leading whiten
the middle east. they are the latest call for demonstrations against the u.s. they took to the streets into have had americans there on the edge. i am not going to speak because it is classified you could imagine that wherever we think it's necessary we take appropriate security measures and we will continue to do that. also taking place today in afghanistan nearly 300 people took to the streets in koppel. 1500 police reportedly injured they're blaming all of the attacks on police on the anti islamic film made in the u.s.. sentencing is expected to take place after a hearing to determine if he is a sexually violent predator. a french court deciding tuesday whether to order an injunction of the topless photos of prince william's wife kate middleton they are trying to avoid headlines to other magazines also printed photos of kate without her permission. this video taken with a hidden camera given to the magazine mother jones and posted online nearly half of all americans will vote for president barack obama because they rely on government support. they believe that they are entitled to h
released by the justice department 14 federal law officials should be disciplined for allowing 2000 u.s. firearms to fall into the hands of mexican drug cartels and attorney general eric holder did not know of the program's controversial tactics. republicans wanted holder to step down and they even voted to hold him in contempt of congress as they suspected he allowed the gun walking operations to take place. to top managers left the justice department following the release of that report. housing and hope for the homeless. taking a look at a safe haven with a special mission. why you could soon be paying more to watch your favorite chicago team in action. toys r us is already out with its list of the hottest toys for the christmas season. >> a blood test for depression and that may aid in treatment people with the greatest depression also have high levels of inflammation. bio markers in the blood. these patients could immediately start on stronger medication after a simple blood test and that will eliminate the need for trial and error medication changes. measuring bpa in the urine
customer is s >> crews were slow down because of low overhead... >> south side teenager is charged with killing another teenager in front of the victim's mother and brothers. the 17 year-old is charged with first-degree murder. his schedule for a bond hearing tomorrow. he is accused of shooting another 17 year-old. the victim's mother says he exchanged words with her son and the parking lot of a laundromat that allegedly shot him. he was pronounced dead at the hospital >> there was more gun violence in chicago this weekend with at least 11 people wounded and two killed. one of the dead was a 45 year-old owner of an uptown beauty salon. she was killed just after 5:00 this morning inside an apartment complex. she is behind a sister, a 22 year- old son and the 17 year-old foster daughter. her friends and co-workers remember her as a kind and generous person >> she was my best friend... >> people need to stop killing >> while no one has been charged in the murder at, police responding to the scene found a man with facial lacerations near the apartment where the shooting occurred. h
oil imports by 1 million bar. a day more than any administration in recent history and today the u.s. say is less dependent on foreign oil than at any time in the last two decades. so now you have a choice. between a strategy that reverts progress or one that builds on it. we have opened millions of new acres for oil and gas exploration over the last three years and we will open more but unlike my opponent i will not let oil companies to write this country's energy plan or collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from our taxpayers we're offering a better path. we're offering a better path. if future where we keep investing in wind and solar and clean coal where farmers and scientists harness new biofuels to harness our cars and trucks, construction workers build homes and factories that waste less energy we develop a 100 years' supply of natural gas that is right beneath our feet. if you choose this past weekend cut our oil imports in half by 2020 and support more than 600,000 new jobs in natural gas alone. and yes my plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that
tomorrow still fairly nice, eighties are forecast in the area but temperatures dropped to the mid- 70s on friday and look at these nighttime lows. the reason for the big cool dawn is a book called a jet stream out in western north america that turns the flow and from the northwest here in chicago and there is a little storm that could spend up watch attorn northeastward right there in that bright band of rain coming to the area by friday evening. the reins pulled out of here and we have some pretty good rain falls for all of this as you can see here is our 7 day forecast 82 tomorrow and 77 on friday. a very windy and blustery day. it's not a permanent cool down but a little bit of a break. apple sends out in lights for a special event next weekend word is that they will announce the new iphone 5 the station simply says it's almost here and the no. 5 can be seen in the shadow of the 12th for the date. it will have a larger screen, faster processor and 4 g networks speed. it could sell up to 10 million units the first week. alex rios this year proved to be the perfect remedy for the whit
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.. and four people have died. the patients range in age from the 20's to the 70's. the county health department says the infection has turned up in 12 dupage communites including addison, downers grove, elmhurst, naperville and westmont. west nile virus is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. commuters avenue and convenient way to pay for their fares ... it's called ventura and commuters will be allowed to pay for rights the same way that they make everyday purchases there will have a variety of single rides and one day passes and they can use credit and debit cards there will be a contact list electronic system to facilitate the transaction coming up next: after a lockout that began before the nfl's preseason regular referees are set to return to the field tonight. and a new tip leads to another dig in the search for former teamsters boss jimmy hoffa... this time under a driveway in michigan. and after an emotional story traveled the globe, one man receives financial aid to help his beloved dog. most of the pain i experience is in my knees. when i think of aspirin, i really t
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